OHV trails reopen in Tillamook State Forest, Columbia Co. fires now at 5

Five small wildfires have been confirmed and contained in Columbia County, with Oregon Department of Forestry officials sending an airplane to scout for more fires this afternoon in Clatsop and Columbia Counties. Anyone who sees smoke is asked to call 911.

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ODF, South Fork Forest Camp crews mobilize to fight small Columbia Co. wildfires

A storm cell moved through the region in the early morning of Thursday, Aug. 29, with multiple lightning strikes in Columbia County north of Vernonia. At least four small fires ignited as a result, with crews from the Oregon Deprtment of Forestry and other agencies working through the morning to contain them.

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